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If Fonterra were this year to pay its farmers the price which Fonterra's Milk Price Manual calculations say it should, it would make a big loss.
Wheels will be spinning and the dirt flying when the big rigs roll in to Feilding for the annual Norwood Tractor Pull competition.
Dairy industry expansion has to stop if farmers hope to reduce their environmental footprint, scientist says.
Red raffia bows around the necks of two hereford heifers set the scene for a Taranaki couple's lifelong commitment to the breed.
Meat industry group wants action as sheep and beef farming gets squeezed by dairying.
Overnight temperature falls to about 1 degree Celsius in Marlborough but no frost was recorded as grape harvesting cranks up.
Almost 1000 hectares of coastal farmland has been saved from planned environmental protection in a move that has implications for farmers throughout NZ.
Farmers warned they risk ageing alone unless they confront issues around farm succession.